Last updated on August 2008

CCRC: The Effects of Walnuts Walnut-Oil Almonds and Fish Oils on Glucose Homeostasis in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Insulin Resistance | Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Age: Between 18 - 45 Years
  • Gender: Female
  • Other:
    Clinical diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome
    Body mass index (BMI) 22-52

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • Habitual dietary intake of less than 30% fat
    Use of oral contraceptives, insulin sensitizers, d-chiro inositol, or any other
    upplements affecting weight or insulin sensitivity during the preceding two months
    Impaired glucose tolerance
    Diabetes mellitus
    Other system illnesses such as renal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, severe
    hyperlipidemia and hypertension that require medication
    Smoking, alcohol intake (more than 2 drinks/week)
    The laboratory values used for exclusion of subjects will be fasting glucose > 110
    mg/dl, glycosylated hemoglobin (HgBA1) > 6.5%, serum creatinine > 1.5 mg/dl, ALT or
    AST > 2x the upper limit of normal, cholesterol > 250 mg/dl. The investigators will
    also exclude subjects with hematocrit < 30%.

Recruitment Status: Open

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